About the AQHA VRH World

The AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships are held together with the AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals, the AQHA Level 1 Cattle Championships and the national championships for the National Ranch and Stock Horse Alliance.

The 2020 AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships and concurrent events – originally slated for June 23-27 in Guthrie, Oklahoma – were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Looking Back at the 2019 AQHA VRH World:

At the 2019 AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships:

  • Exhibitors from 30 states and Costa Rica. 

Competed for:

  • 7 VRH world championship titles.
  • 42 VRH class championships.
  • 7 NRSHA all-around championships.
  • 8 Level 1 youth and eight Level 1 amateur class championships.
  • 18 Ranching Heritage Challenge championships.

Plus, AQHA Top Ranching Heritage Bred Horse Awards were presented to the overall highest placing horses:in:

  • Youth and amateur divisions of the Cattle Level 1.
  • Overall highest placing horse at the AQHA VRH World.

Between the 2019 AQHA VRH World, AQHA RHC Finals, Level 1 Cattle and NRSHA National Championships:

  • Nearly 400 horses. 
  • More than 350 exhibitors. 
  • Competed in a variety of ranch events, including ranch cutting, team roping, working cow horse and ranch conformation.
  • More than 2,300 entries in the show. 
  • The purse reached nearly $210,000.